Our response to the Beijing Olympics is far too complex to be caricatured as support or opposition. Nearly all of us empathise with the Tibetans, writes Vir Sanghvi
If you are a poor man, struggling to make a living in the big city, worst of all, a driver, expect no respect at all, writes Vir Sanghvi.
It is shameful that the BJP should use ‘tough on terror’ as a campaigning slogan when actually the opposite was true of the party’s time in office, writes Vir Sanghvi.
I am filled with admiration for Prakash Karat. How can you not admire a man who dares dream the impossible? asks Vir Sanghvi.
Modi’s brand of Hindutva has more in common with classic fascist demagogues than with the Sangh Parivar tradition, writes Vir Sanghvi.
The new improved and hairy Nawaz Sharif got me thinking: could it happen here? Can we think of a single Indian PM who would consider a hair transplant? Vir Sanghvi examines in Counterpoint.
Even if a film is historically inaccurate and portrays a dead person critically, do we have the right to ban it? Vir Sanghvi examines...
The Left’s opposition is to the fact that India is doing business with America, writes Vir Sanghvi.
Hinduism is one of the few faiths that makes virtually no distinction between mythology and religion, writes Vir Sanghvi.
The main reason why India and Pakistan have followed such divergent paths is because of the choices made by them after Independence, writes Vir Sanghvi.
The mistake many of us make in reading the Gujarat victory is that we see Modi through the prism of a single issue, writes Vir Sanghvi.
Rather than be concerned about a couple of failed car bombs in a faraway country, let’s think about our own blasts and our system of justice, writes Vir Sanghvi.
We have never been a nation of hamburger-heads, a people who allow our appreciation of soft power to cloud our rational judgment, writes Vir Sanghvi.
The roots of Raj Thackeray's attack on Bhaiyyas lie in the country's transformation economically. Vir Sanghvi elaborates further...
Our entire system of civilian awards has always been a source of both concern and some irritation to me, writes Vir Sanghvi.